~ Gypsy Rose Lee ~
"See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil; In that I command thee this day to love the Lord thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, that thou mayest live and multiply: and the Lord thy God shall bless thee in the land whither thou goest to possess it."
"Obedience is better than sacrifice."
~ 1 Samuel 15:22 ~
"If you tell God no because He won't explain the reason He wants you to do something, you are actually hindering His blessing. But when you say yes to Him, all of heaven opens to pour out His goodness and reward your obedience. What matters more than material blessings are the things He is teaching us in our spirits." ~ Charles Stanley ~
"Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God." ~"Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U. S. media."
~ Noam Chomsky ~
"Traditional Islam is a mixture of all obedience to Allah,
and if that requires militancy, so be it."
~ Deepak Chopra ~"One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons."
~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer ~
"I know the power obedience has of making things easy which seems impossible." ~ Saint Teresa of Avila ~
"It is not hard to obey when we love the one whom we obey."
~ Saint Ignatius ~
"I often thought my constitution would never endure the work I had to do, but the Lord said to me: 'Daughter, obedience gives strength.'"
~ Saint Teresa of Avila ~
"Obedience, is rightly before all other sacrifices, for in offering a victim as sacrifice, one offers a life that is not one's own; but when one obeys one is immolating one's own will." ~ Saint Gregory the Great ~
"The Devil doesn't fear austerity but holy obedience."
~ Saint Francis de Sales ~
"Obedience unites us so closely to God that in a way transforms us into Him, so that we have no other will but His. If obedience is lacking, even prayer cannot be pleasing to God." ~ Saint Thomas Aquinas ~
"A Christian faithful to obedience, knows not delays, but prepares his ears for hearing, and his hands and his feet for labor." ~ Saint Bernard of Claivaux ~
"No man commands safely unless he has learned well how to obey."
~ Saint Thomas Aquinas ~
"My daughter, know that you give Me greater glory by a single act of obedience than by long prayers and mortifications." ~ Saint Faustina ~
"Don't give in to discouragement...If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride because it shows you trust in your own powers. Never both about people's opinions. Be obedient to truth. For with humble obedience, you will never be disturbed." ~ Mother Teresa ~
"He who always acts under obedience may be assured that he will not have to give an account of his actions to God." ~ Saint Philip Neri ~
"If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love."
If you'd like a name added to the prayer list, please let me know. Names will be kept for one week, around the world, people are praying.
Prayer Keeping ~ Maxine ~ Kurt ~ Jim ~ Timi and family ~ Sandra ~